Compare Home Heating Costs

Use this tool to estimate what your annual heating costs would be using different heating systems.

1.       Look for the row that best describes your current heating system, then
2.       Press the Increase or Decrease buttons until the Annual Cost approximates yours.
3.       You can also modify price and efficiency assumptions.

Click here for energy cost assumptions.

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This calculator is for comparison purposes only. Actual performance may vary. Default energy prices last updated: 01/03/2021.

  1. Natural gas price is a weighted average residential heating price of each natural gas utility in Maine. The following are prices for each utility: $2.064 Maine Natural Gas, $1.630 Bangor Natural Gas, $1.756 Unitil Maine, $2.059 Summit Natural Gas.